This species is known only from the holotype and one paratype, and is said to come from Java, Indonesia. However, examination of the holotype has cast doubt as to the likelihood of it having an Asian origin (Iskandar pers. comm.).
Habitat and Ecology
The habitat requirements of this species are not known. It is likely to breed in water by larval development, like other members of the genus.
It is known only from the holotype and one paratype.
Threats to this species are unknown.
Its taxonomic validity and locality of origin need to be determined.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This taxon is a nomen dubium and is incertae sedis, and should probably be placed within the family Ranidae.
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus depressus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58988A11855560. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58988A11855560.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018